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Domenic Di Mondo, technical director for GreenMantra Technologies, which produces high-value waxes from recycled plastics, was recently honored with the inaugural Young Leader Award from the Canadian Plastics Industry Association (CPIA).

Following the approval of the Institute of Scrap Recycling Industry’s (ISRI) Plastics Division, a series of new, revised, and deleted plastic scrap specifications will be presented to the ISRI board of directors at the next board meeting to be held in November 2016, in Salt Lake City.

Demand for recycled polypropylene (PP) resin by major consumer brand companies is approaching 300 million pounds annually, according to a study by The Association of Plastic Recyclers, the international trade organization representing the plastics recycling industry.

Utah sculptor Stephen Kesler began his career as a graphic artist at a marketing company. After 19 years of designing corporate logos and branding materials, websites and print pieces, Kesler discovered the work of Ron Mueck, whose artwork intrigued him. Within a few short years he was creating life-like pieces of his own.

A significant grant, made possible by Dr Pepper Snapple Group in collaboration with Keep America Beautiful will help keep parks clean.

Eagles Nest Outfitters, creators of packable camping hammocks and other outdoor accessories, has teamed up with Unifi, Inc.’s Repreve® recycled fiber brand to launch the Eno Billow™ air lounge, the only inflatable lounger made with recycled plastic water bottles.